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Many residents of Southeast Florida are anticipating a stimulus check. Who will receive a check?  A Person earning up to $75,000 in adjusted gross income and who has a valid Social Security number will receive a $1,200 payment. That also indicates married couples, filing joint tax returns, will receive the full payment of $2,400 if their reported adjusted gross income is under $150,000. Parents will also receive $500 for each qualifying child.  You must earn at least $2,500 to qualify for the payments.

Note that the payment steadily declines for those persons make more than the outlined amount. Those earning more than $99,000, or $198,000 for joint filers, will not be eligible. The upper limits are a little different for those who file as “head of

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Tequesta residents know this is the perfect opportunity for some home bound fun.  Reconnect with the members of your household with basic fun you can do at home with the kids. 

Hire one of your “tweens” as a helper.  If you are working remotely at home, consider hire one of your” tweens” as a mother’s helper. School’s out for everyone, so hire your own” tween” to help entertain and help oversee the little ones or help with an elder in the home.  It’s a win-win for everyone!

Maintain a routine.  Children, especially those experiencing developmental disabilities may find schedule changes and unstructured time anxiety-provoking. Create a schedule that includes wake-up and bedtimes, meals, outdoor play, and learning and free time.

Try an online

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South Florida take a break from work and family for trivial nonsense.  Its not important or even relevant…just interesting.  Which of America’s recent Presidents have the highest I.Q?  Have you ever taken an I.Q. Test?  The big question may very well be, “How smart is smart enough to run our great nation?”.

George W. Bush, 43rd president of the United States, received a reputation by some for being a somewhat unwise individual. Some felt he did not live up to his 138.5 I.Q. Others saw him very favorably. He can be quite the wordsmith, he lacked public speaking skills, thusly many of his statements didn’t translate. Like many of us, he may not have had outstanding grades during high school, but he did do an amazing job of engaging with peers!

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Now that Spring has arrived let us all take the opportunity to find the bright spots Jupiter, Florida. Spring is the perfect opportunity to build outdoor family time into your schedule. Obviously, it coincides with our government stay-at-home request, so the interest to get outside into our yards has turned up.  Are you “itching” to get out?  Your backyard garden may be a pleasant getaway for the mind.

Gardeners have known that working with soil and plants is an incredible way to connect with natural surroundings and assert it eases their worries. It’s incredibly therapeutic to watch things grow.

Gardening underlines that we are all nurturers. Horticulture is a great equalizer: plants don’t give a fig who is tending them and for those with

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Everyone loves Slime!  So clear off the kitchen table Palm Beach County and spread out some newspapers.   Round up your young kids, older kids and young-at-heart’s and get ready for science class. Time for an experiment in the “home lab”.  This fun may even count toward science class credit.

There are various receipes avaiable to make slime.  Here is an easy one to try.

Stuff you’ll need…

½ cup white glue (like Elmer’s).

1 squirt of foaming shaving cream.

2 pumps of foaming hand soap.

3 pumps of hand lotion.

Borax (in powdered form...Instacart it!)

Food coloring (blues, greens make beautiful ocean water slime)

Glitter (glistening ocean water slime).

Here’s how…

Pour the ½ cup of glue into a bowl (no, not the good

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Palm Beach County is home sunshiny beaches and exclusive areas as Jupiter Island and Palm Beach. The beaches and real estate in this area is second to none.  Palm Beach County has mesmerizing coastal towns like Jupiter, Juno Beach and Tequesta.  Take pleasure in the gorgeous sunshine and coastlines Palm Beach County has to offer.  

 These locales are treasured for their extraordinary homes and condos along the Atlantic Ocean coastline, the Intracoastal Waterway and the Loxahatchee River.  The abundance of shimmering indigo waterways, white sand beaches, and amazing real estate in Palm Beach County, is nothing short of stunning.   

As the weather warms and families spend more time outdoors in the glistening sunshine, The Florida Society of

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It’s a wreck out there – a shipwreck!  A couple hundred feet off the Delray Beach Municipal Beach lies the “S.S. Inchulva”.  The ship went down in the historical hurricane of 1903. This sunken steel-hulled freighter has become a very popular diving location in South Florida, and it is excellent for the beginner diver. The nearly 400-foot freighter rests in only 25 feet of water and is a great dive or snorkeling spot.

 The "S.S. Inchulva" set sail from England in July 1903, bound for Galveston to receive a shipment of agricultural products. In what became its final voyage, the ship left Galveston Sept. 6 with a cargo of wheat, lumber and cotton. Its destination was Newport News, Virginia.  It is not known if the ship was aware of a hurricane

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Who leads the nation in the production of sugar? Palm Beach County does!  A substantial portion of the sweet stuff is grown on 400,000 acres of cane fields in Florida. The soil in Florida is called “black gold” because of its fertility.  The Florida Sugar Industry has a $3.27 billion hold and provides over 12,000 jobs. The Sugar Cane League represents sugarcane growers, processors and their employees in the United States. The Florida companies include Florida Crystals Corporation, U.S. Sugar Corporation and the Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida are leaders in the industry.

Sugarcane is a giant grass that thrives in South Florida’s sunlight, plentiful rainfall and rich soil. Each stalk is made up of more than 70 percent water, and the

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Palm Beach is laden with notable residents from political figures, entertainers, moguls of industry and distinguished artistic people of all experiences. One such notable resident of South Palm Beach is Rick Herter, Historical Aviation Artist. Herter has pieces hanging in the Smithsonian Institute, the Pentagon, the World Trade Center Museum and countless other esteemed locales.

Rick Herter graduated from Spring Arbor University with a Bachelor of Arts in which he garnered his artistic skills and focused in the commercial art and illustration arena. Continuously intrigued with aviation and his passion for painting, the artist’s first commemorative air show poster won a national award. The following season, the artist was commissioned to create work

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Join the Leap Year Yoga Challenge 2020 this February 29, 2020 from 7:30am-1:00pm, Riverbend Park, 9060 Indiantown Road, Jupiter. More than 25 holistic practitioners, yogis, and leaders have united to motivate, inspire, and raise awareness for natural alternatives and holistic education.

The Leap Yoga Challenge Day includes Reiki, guided walking meditation, vegetarian lunch with vegan options, infused water, and other beverages. If you are up to the challenge, complete 108 sun salutations! 

Admission is FREE - $108…if you care to make a donation, you will receive the following:

Donate $30, you will receive everything on the itinerary  including lunch, plus: The goodie-bag which is filled with great products from natural & holistic retailers in

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